Twitter Tributes to Jay Cross


News of Jay’s death has quickly spread round the Twittersphere  – and there have been some wonderful tributes to him.  I’m trying to capture them in this Storify. If yours is missing, let me know and I will add it in. [View the story “Tributes to Jay Cross” on Storify]

RIP Jay Cross


Jay was my hero, my colleague and a good friend. It was terrible to hear the news today that he died yesterday (6 November) at his home in California. Jay was always full of life and this is how I want to remember him: after our presentations at the L&SG event in London in 2009 […]

Moving from a Training Culture to a Learning Culture


I’ve just read an interesting post on Stephen Gill’s blog about how PwC Canada is striving for a Learning Culture. In fact I’m seeing this approach becoming a growing trend in a number organisations that recognise that in the modern workplace it’s no longer just about training people, but building a true learning culture that promotes and supports all […]

How to become a Collaboration Consultant


In the workplace, people learn continuously as a result of working in their teams. The advent of social technologies brings huge benefits to a work team, including the facility to improve communication, enhance continuous learning and performance improvement and capture organisational knowledge. This is known as social collaboration. In this 4-week workshop we will look […]

6 not-to-be-missed posts from October


Here are links to some of the posts and articles I shared on my Twitter account @C4LPT this month – with some quotes from each. 1 – 9 Critical Elements of Performance Improvement: Devlearn Session Recap, Jane Bozarth, BozarthZone, 30 September 2015 “In January 2014 my husband, Kent,  was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  The experience — from diagnosis to […]

Learning in the Modern Workplace is a mix of Experiences (the infographic)

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Learning in the modern workplace is not just about training and e-learning but is a mix of both company-organised and personal experiences. L&D departments can no longer design, deliver and manage everything everyone needs to know, so there is an emerging shift towards supporting self-organised and self-managed professional learning (as the infographic) That’s what my Modern Workplace […]

Guidebook to the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 is ready

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Completely revised and updated, the 2015 GUIDEBOOK will provide you with even more information about each of the tools on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015 list – to help you make use of them for personal learning as well as for your professional practice. Each tool page includes basic information (website, cost, availability […]

Who wants change? Who wants to change?


I shared this image on Twitter yesterday, and it was very popular, so I thought I’d add it here too. If you want to download the image as a GIF or as a PowerPoint file, then you can do so at ChangeActivation

How to build a learning worker mindset


In a previous post here, From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation I’ve written about the concept of a “learning worker” that Jacob Morgan believes is one of the 7 principles of the future employee. ‘Knowledge is a commodity, to be the smartest person in the room all you need is a smartphone. What […]

How to become a Personal Learning Advisor


Last week I posted about the importance of supporting everyday workplace learning.  This is the first in a series of three public social online workshop that introduce you to the key ways to promote continuous, everyday, learning in your organisation. The workshop will help you understand how to work with managers to foster a culture of continuous […]